Elwart Family History

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Elwart Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ewart, Elgart, Elward, Edward, Dewart, Ehart, Swart, Elbert, Alwardt

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Elwart Family Origin

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Elwart Family Occupations

What did your Elwart ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer Wife was the top reported job for people in the UK named Elwart. 50% of Elwart women worked as a Farmer Wife

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer Wife
    50%
  • House Keeper
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Elwart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 940 census records available for the last name Elwart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 103 immigration records available for the last name Elwart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 178 military records available for the last name Elwart. For the veterans among your Elwart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwart Life Expectancy

What is the average Elwart lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Elwart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Elwart in 1962 was 70, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elwart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwart ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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